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A final report of the Environmental Authority scratched the proposed expansion and modernization of the airport Lesquin © M.Libert / 20 Minutes A plane of EasyJet company arises at the airport of Lille. INFRASTRUCTURE - A latest report by the Environmental Authority scratched the proposed expansion and modernization of Lesquin airport
New turbulence. Environmental Authority (RA) made, earlier this month, a new report on the proposed expansion and modernization of the airport Lesquin. Its conclusions, quite critical on environmental issues, give grist to the opponents who denounce, from the beginning, " and economic climate nonsense of the project." 20 Minutes reported on this sensitive issue.
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opening date postponed
The arrival of new managers in January 2020 has led extension project of 50% and renovation of the airport Lille-Lesquin, considered close to saturation in terms traffic. It was about double the number of travelers by 2040, going from 2 to 4 million per year.
Now the crisis Covid-19 has passed by and the project took the lead in the wing with the drastic decline in air travel. So much so that earlier this year, the date of opening of the new air terminal, scheduled for 2023, has been postponed indefinitely . However, the file continues to move forward at the administrative court, pending the arrival of construction equipment.
The building permit was filed in the summer and a new step was to pass under the yoke of EI. Review managed to half. The authority considers in particular that "the section on the assessment of emissions of greenhouse has an excess of optimism because of unrealistic assumptions on which it rests."
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A notice requiring to resume the study. To the delight of the group of opponents called Nada (No to the airport Lesquin), which sees a confirmation of his warnings. "Good environmental intentions by the project proponents will be enough, in any case, to offset the adverse effects of this increase in emissions of greenhouse," he slips in an online petition.
"The aircraft of the future, it should be the train"
"Today there is a total denial of the aviation industry with the fad of biofuels and hydrogen would require a replacement of the aircraft fleet a frantic pace. Now, it is just 1.4% per year. It is clear that this is not possible, "says Constant, co-chair of Nada.
He believes that the extension has no place: "Two thirds of flights are domestic flights that can be replaced by train. The aircraft is a privileged means of transport, 30% of the population has ever taken. The aircraft of the future, it should be on the train. "
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Avoid development of urbanization
Other aspects of the project are also the subject of criticism by EI, including "the proposed extension for parking (...) likely induced impacts on the environment and human health. " The airport's service is based, in fact, overwhelmingly on the private car.
EI and recommends the deterrent parking rates to "encourage users to see on public transport," and also to "sustain the suspension of the construction program to prevent the development of urbanization and its impacts on agricultural land and road traffic. "
Among the sensitive subjects, the authority also recommends "consider a night curfew to ensure local residents nocturnal ranges of at least seven hours of continuous rest." Contacted
, airport Lesquin declined to comment on this review. "We will produce a response, underscores the communication department. Memory that will be released as part of the public inquiry which must begin in January and last a month. " LilleDans the Hauts-de-France, these major projects that worry advocates environment LilleL'épidémie Will it due to the expansion of the airport?
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